I love wooden toys and traditional toy stores, thankfully there are still some fantastic toy stores in London
Make sure you check them out before Christmas…
Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop is in the heart of Covent Garden’s Market. Established in 1856, Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop is famous for its paper toy theatres, marionettes and puppets.
There is even a Pollock’s Toy Museum in Fitzroiva which showcases a large variety of Victorian toys, well worth a visit. Find out more
Traditional Toys of Chelsea is full of handmade wooden toys and I especially love the Build and Learn range by Green Board Games
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Founded by TV presenter Emma Forbes, Semmalina is filled with toys, kids furniture and children’s clothes as well as their own in-house sweet shop – yum!
Jasmine Guinness and her friend Honey Bowdrey, decided to open their own independent toyshop, Honeyjam in Notting Hill. The shop is filled with quirky and traditional toys, retro games and fancy dress costumes, all carefully sourced from around the world. Little ones will never want to leave!
Last but not least a hidden gem in St Christopher’s Place Petit Chou